Development of Information Systems
The course provides a general knowledge and understanding of all phases of information systems development. Students will gain practical skills by beeing involved in developing the model of a complex, possibly real information system. Students will be able to study an information system, define user requirements for a new system, propose and evaluate alternative solutions, develop a design for the new system, develop project documentation and deliver, maintain and support corporate information system.
- analyze and determine organizational information needs
- choose an adequate information systems lifecycle
- identify information systems requirements
- design a new information system
- select an adequate system architecture
- apply modern software development techniques
- apply and adapt appropriate software development method
- plan information systems development
Forms of Teaching
Lectures are conducted in two cycles. The first cycle contains 7 weeks of lectures followed by the second cycle of 6 weeks, with teaching load of 3 hours per week.Exams
Assessments include interim exam, final exam and short computer-based tests.Consultations
Consultations have been organized in all weeks except weeks of exam.Other
Invited lectures with case studies from real life projectsOther
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Homeworks||50 %||30 %||50 %||30 %|
|Quizzes||50 %||20 %||50 %||20 %|
|Class participation||0 %||5 %||0 %||5 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||50 %||20 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||50 %||25 %|
|Exam: Written||50 %||45 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Fundamentals of information systems. Introduction to systems analysis and design.
- Corporate strategy. Project identification and selection. Project initiation and planning.
- Information gathering and problem definition. Requirements specification and testing.
- Structured analysis and design.
- Workflow management.
- Object oriented analysis and design.
- System architecture design.
- Mid-term exam.
- Construction, integration and testing. Project documentation.
- Systems implementation, operation and support.
- Business applications. Enterprise resource planning.
- Systems development methodologies. Computer aided systems engineering.
- Principles of information systems project management.
- Invited lecture.
- Final exam.